Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

Queering the Gothic

by William Hughes & Andrew Smith (Editors) - £15.99  Manchester University Press (2011)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780719086434 | ISBN 10: 0719086434

Queering the Gothic is the first multi-authored book concerned with the developing interface between Gothic criticism and queer theory. Considering a range of Gothic texts produced between the eighteenth century and the present, the contributors explore the relationship between reading Gothically and reading Queerly, making this collection both an important reassessment of the Gothic tradition and a significant contribution to scholarship on queer theory.
 
Writers discussed include William Beckford, Matthew Lewis, Mary Shelley, George Eliot, George Du Maurier, Oscar Wilde, Eric, Count Stenbock. E. M. Forster, Antonia White, Melanie Tem, Poppy Z. Brite, and Will Self. There is also exploration of non-text media including an analysis of Michael Jackson's pop videos. Arranged chronologically, the book establishes links between texts and periods and examines how conjunctions of 'queer', 'gay', and 'lesbian' can be related to, and are challenged by, a Gothic tradition. All of the chapters were specially commissioned for the collection, and the contributors are drawn from the forefront of academic work in both Gothic and Queer Studies.

(Price & availability last checked: June 2019)

The website can't tell you if this book is in the shop or not, sorry - call us or use the enquiry link below to ask

  


In booklists: Queer Lives and Theory, LGBTQ Arts, Media & Culture, Literary Theory, Books About Books!,
In categories: Feminism & Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuality & Transgender, Media & Culture, Music & Performing Arts, Arts & Creativity, Poetry & Writing, Humour, Gifts & Seasonal,

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2020 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page